2018 quiet tech gas golf cart muffler

» Site Navigation
Home Page The Villages Maps The Villages Activities The Villages Clubs The Villages Book Healthcare Rentals Real Estate Section Classified Section The Villages Directory Home Improvement Site Guidelines Advertising Info Register Now Video Tutorials Frequently Asked Questions
» Newsletter Signup
» Premium Tower
» Advertisements
» Trending News
» Tower Sponsors




















» Premium Sponsors
» Banner Sponsors
» Advertisements
Reply
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 05-20-2021, 09:40 AM
Lorainer1r Lorainer1r is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2015
Posts: 3
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thumbs down 2018 quiet tech gas golf cart muffler

Caution!!! Cart had no power and Villages Carts could not get to it for weeks so called Todd Casey Cart repair. His Tech came out and said it was a clogged spark arrester. After completed he said it was caused by muffler problems. He said he drilled holes in arrester and blew it out but need to get new muffler to solve the problem. This took care of the symptom but not the problem. When I went to Villages to replace the muffler they said it would have been covered by warranty if he had not put holes in the arrester, Now it is going to cost me over $350.00
Do not let someone other than dealer handle this!!! Todd Casey just cost me $350.00 plus his service call. WOULD NOT RECOMMED CASEY Cart repair.
__________________
Big D
  #2  
Old 05-21-2021, 06:56 AM
Bay Kid's Avatar
Bay Kid Bay Kid is offline
Sage
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: The Villages and the Northern Neck on the Chesapeake Bay, VA.
Posts: 3,730
Thanks: 691
Thanked 1,608 Times in 654 Posts
Default

Why didn't Casey install a new muffler?
  #3  
Old 05-21-2021, 08:12 AM
dewilson58's Avatar
dewilson58 dewilson58 is offline
Sage
Join Date: May 2013
Location: South of 466a, if you don't like me.......I live in Orlando.
Posts: 7,741
Thanks: 489
Thanked 4,756 Times in 1,812 Posts
Default

Ouch.
__________________
Mr. Helpful
  #4  
Old 05-21-2021, 08:14 AM
mulligan mulligan is offline
Sage
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,925
Thanks: 15
Thanked 241 Times in 116 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bay Kid View Post
Why didn't Casey install a new muffler?
Because he's not qualified by Yamaha to do warranty work.
__________________
........American by birth....Union by choice
  #5  
Old 05-21-2021, 08:39 AM
Dana1963 Dana1963 is offline
Veteran member
Join Date: Jan 2019
Posts: 647
Thanks: 2,737
Thanked 666 Times in 304 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lorainer1r View Post
Caution!!! Cart had no power and Villages Carts could not get to it for weeks so called Todd Casey Cart repair. His Tech came out and said it was a clogged spark arrester. After completed he said it was caused by muffler problems. He said he drilled holes in arrester and blew it out but need to get new muffler to solve the problem. This took care of the symptom but not the problem. When I went to Villages to replace the muffler they said it would have been covered by warranty if he had not put holes in the arrester, Now it is going to cost me over $350.00
Do not let someone other than dealer handle this!!! Todd Casey just cost me $350.00 plus his service call. WOULD NOT RECOMMED CASEY Cart repair.
You called Todd Casey or BUT you could have waited “weeks”.
The spark arrester is a separate part from the muffler, lame excuse from Villages Golf Carts.
  #6  
Old 05-21-2021, 08:50 AM
dewilson58's Avatar
dewilson58 dewilson58 is offline
Sage
Join Date: May 2013
Location: South of 466a, if you don't like me.......I live in Orlando.
Posts: 7,741
Thanks: 489
Thanked 4,756 Times in 1,812 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dana1963 View Post
You called Todd Casey or BUT you could have waited “weeks”.
The spark arrester is a separate part from the muffler, lame excuse from Villages Golf Carts.
Could the OEM be one piece???...............Yep...................Lame? ?, nope.
__________________
Mr. Helpful

Last edited by dewilson58; 05-21-2021 at 09:11 AM.
Reply

Tags
cart, muffler, casey, arrester, cost

Thread Tools

You are viewing a new design of the TOTV site. Click here to revert to the old version.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:08 AM.